Coconut Buttons Recipe

Coconut Buttons Recipe

How To Make Coconut Buttons

You’re in for a treat with these crunchy coconut buttons! Aside from the coconuts, these cookies are dipped in chocolates for more buttery deliciousness.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupbutter
  • ½cupwhite sugar
  • 2tbspmilk
  • 1tspcoconut extract
  • 2⅔cupsall-purpose flour
  • ¾tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • cupscoconut,flaked
  • 1ozchocolate,(4 squares) semi-sweet, chopped
  • 1tbspshortening

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the milk and coconut extract; continue to cream until light and fluffy.

  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt; stir this into the creamed mixture with a wooden spoon, then stir in the coconut. The dough will seem crumbly, use hands to help it come together.

  3. Divide the dough into 4 equal parts and roll into 10-inch long logs. Wrap logs in plastic or wax paper and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

  5. Cut each log into ½-inch slices with a serrated knife. Place the cookies 1-inch apart on a cookie sheet. Using a toothpick or pencil, make 4 holes in each cookie to resemble a button.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on wire racks.

  7. When the cookies are cool, melt the shortening and semi-sweet chocolate together in a microwave or over a double boiler; mix well.

  8. Dip the cookies halfway into the chocolate and scrape off the excess with a spatula. Place them on wax paper to set.

  9. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 54.55kcal
  • Fat: 3.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.25g
  • Trans Fat: 0.13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.18g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.46g
  • Fiber: 0.30g
  • Sugar: 1.74g
  • Protein: 0.59g
  • Cholesterol: 6.82mg
  • Sodium: 20.95mg
  • Calcium: 5.84mg
  • Potassium: 13.75mg
  • Iron: 0.28mg
  • Vitamin A: 21.76µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.06mg
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